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'''Frank Caesar''' was a professional magician that toured the United States starting the early 1900s.
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'''Frank Caesar''' (1872-1948) was a professional magician that toured the United States starting the early 1900s.
  
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== Biography ==
 
Growing up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of a  book binder, became interested in magic after seeing [[Alexander Herrmann]]  in 1889.
 
Growing up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of a  book binder, became interested in magic after seeing [[Alexander Herrmann]]  in 1889.
  
A year later he was touring America as a magician. In 1896 he married Helen Babe Lewis and the began performing a "Trunk Substitution" which Caesar built himself. They performed in [[vaudeville]] for many years with great success.
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A year later he was touring America as a magician. In 1896 he married Helen Babe Lewis and the began performing a "Trunk Substitution" which Caesar built himself. They performed in [[vaudeville]] for many years with great success.<ref>Broken Wand, Linking Ring, January 1949</ref>
  
In 1922, he went into the manufacturing magic.<ref>Broken Wand, Linking Ring, January 1949</ref>
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In 1922, he went into the manufacturing magic out of [[Chicago]].<ref>http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/302.html</ref>
  
 
A photograph of him can be viewed at the [[Conjuring Arts]]' exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic."<ref> http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/frank-caesar/</ref>
 
A photograph of him can be viewed at the [[Conjuring Arts]]' exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic."<ref> http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/frank-caesar/</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 18:28, 5 October 2013

Frank Caesar
BornMarch 2, 1872
Decorah, Iowa
DiedDecember 8, 1948 (age 76)
Chicago, Illinois

Frank Caesar (1872-1948) was a professional magician that toured the United States starting the early 1900s.

Biography

Growing up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of a book binder, became interested in magic after seeing Alexander Herrmann in 1889.

A year later he was touring America as a magician. In 1896 he married Helen Babe Lewis and the began performing a "Trunk Substitution" which Caesar built himself. They performed in vaudeville for many years with great success.[1]

In 1922, he went into the manufacturing magic out of Chicago.[2]

A photograph of him can be viewed at the Conjuring Arts' exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic."[3]

References

  1. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, January 1949
  2. http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/302.html
  3. http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/frank-caesar/